Deutzia Strawberry Fields

Deutzia x hybrida ‘Strawberry Fields’

Deutzia

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

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Plant does flower in July

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Deutzia x hybrida 'Strawberry Fields'
  • Common name: Deutzia
  • Family: Hydrangeaceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

There are numerous fine Deutzia species and varieties, which add masses of colour to the garden in early summer. They require little special attention – all are hardy shrubs capable of thriving in most soils and aspects. The various garden hybrids nearly all have the same parents and yet look quite distinct from each other.

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Deutzia x hybrida ‘Strawberry Fields’ is a compact, deciduous cultivar with a graceful, arching growth habit. It bears numerous clusters of small flowers that have pale pink centres, flushing to magenta on the outside. The flowers are also sweetly scented. Looks lovely planted as a specimen shrub or in a mixed shrub border, where the flowers can be fully appreciated.

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For best results, grow Deutzia x hybrida ‘Strawberry Fields’ in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun to partial shade. Remove stem tips to encourage bushy growth and cut back flowering stems hard after blooming.

How to grow Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields'

  • Plant size

    2m height

    2m spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

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Do Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

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Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

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Do Prune in July

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Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

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Harvest
Harvest

Do Harvest in January

Do not Harvest in February

Do Harvest in March

Do not Harvest in April

Do not Harvest in May

Do not Harvest in June

Do not Harvest in July

Do not Harvest in August

Do not Harvest in September

Do not Harvest in October

Do not Harvest in November

Do not Harvest in December

Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields' and wildlife

Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers and provides shelter and habitat.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields' poisonous?

Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Deutzia 'Strawberry Fields'